Multiple eScan products installation directory insecure permissions
|escan-directory-insecure-permissions (36367)||Medium Risk|
Multiple MicroWorld eScan products could allow a remote attacker to gain elevated privileges, caused by insecure permissions assigned to the installation directory. By placing malformed files or modifying specific DLL files in the directory, a local attacker could exploit this vulnerability to execute arbitrary code on the vulnerable system with SYSTEM level privileges.
No remedy available as of September 1, 2014.
- Full-Disclosure Mailing List, Wed Aug 29 2007 - 17:27:07 CDT: Multiple eScan products insecure file permissions.
- MicroWorld Web site: eScan eScan - Complete Antivirus and Content Security Solution for your computer.
- BID-25493: Multiple MicroWorld eScan Products Local Privilege Escalation Vulnerability
- CVE-2007-4649: MicroWorld eScan Virus Control 9.0.722.1, Anti-Virus 9.0.722.1, and Internet Security 9.0.722.1 use weak permissions (Everyone:Full Control) for their installation directory trees, which allows local users to gain privileges by replacing application files, as demonstrated by traysser.exe.
- OSVDB ID: 40144: eScan Multiple Products Installation Permission Weakness Local Privilege Escalation
- SA26581: eScan Multiple Products Insecure File Permissions
- Microsoft Windows Vista
- MicroWorld eScan Anti-Virus 9.0.722.1
- MicroWorld eScan Internet Security Suite 9.0.722.1
- MicroWorld eScan Virus Control 9.0.722.1
Aug 29, 2007
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